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Informed Choice Radio - personal finance peace of mind with Martin Bamford


Nov 30, 2018

It's been an interesting few weeks in British politics.

Prime Minister Theresa May survived what start to look like a Conservative Party coup. She took her Brexit deal to Brussels where the EU 27 leaders signed off on it, after some last minute wrangling with Spain over Gibraltar. And now 'all' she has to do is get it past a meaningful vote in the House of Commons next month.

Thinking about the clients we speak with, there's a great deal of nervousness out there about the personal finance impact of Brexit. Will it cause the stock market to crash? Will Pound Sterling plummet as a result? What about price inflation, is that going to start shooting up?

Investors don't like uncertainty. Right now, we've got uncertainty because nobody, not even the government, HM Treasury or Bank of England, can say with any real certainty what's going to happen next and what the impact of that happening will be on our personal finances.

With that uncertainty as a backdrop then, in this episode here are five suggestions for ways to Brexit-proof your personal finances.